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Purity - Jonathan Franzen

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Or, In Which Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs) and Dutch Authors Make A Strong Showing JeroenW: Bonita Avenue by Peter Buwalda.  Bought this on impulse from our neighbours at Van Stockum*.  I’ve read the first 50 pages or so and thus far …

The Sugar Book - Damon Gameau

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Or, In Which The Rest Of Us Make a Concerted Effort To Counter Tjeerd’s All-Encompassing Literary Gluttony. Pleun: Before We Met – Lucie Whitehouse (ebook) PeterL:  No Name Lane – Howard Linskey (ebook).  “A novel that takes police procedural, serial killer, whodunnit and thriller and …

A Geek in Japan - Hector Garcia

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Now that you’ve recovered from our 2014 Favorite Reads, here’s what might feature on our 2015 lists. Be sure to check out all of our recommendations on abc.nl, too! Jesse: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende. Sigrid: My …

What We’re Reading: Spring 2014

PeterL: The Farm – Tom Rob Smith.  A young man in London gets a call from his father in Sweden.  “Things aren’t going well with your mother, she’s in the hospital, she’s psychotic.” One day later he gets a call …

Store Bits: Staff Choices

Some more newly-added Staff Choices (not necessarily of new books, though :-)). I Didn’t Do My Homework Because… – Benjamin Chaud & Davide Cali Recommended by Shirley “I would have been happy if I had this book when I was …